Wednesday 26 May 1943US date format: 5/26/1943, UK date format: 26/5/1943
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Gemini (see planets position on May 26, 1943). The US president was Franklin D. Roosevelt (Democratic).
Famous people born on this day include Ed Whitfield and Jessi Colter.
Bataan, directed by Tay Garnett, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1943
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Which were the important events of 26 May 1943 ?
- Saint Germain of Paris
- Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
- Saint William of Aquitaine
- Saint Simitrius
- Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
- Saint Lambert (d.1154)
- Saint Berenger (died 1093)
- Georgia - National Day
- Poland - Mother's Day
- Australia - National Sorry Day
- Jessi Colter: Musician.
- Ed Whitfield: Politician.
- Erica G: Terpstra; Olympic swimmer/Dutch Member of Parliament (VVD).
- Pierre Abric: French physiotherapist.
- Erik Van Zuylen: Dutch film director and screenwriter.
- Erica Terpstra: Dutch swimmer journalist and politician.
- Alice Tegner: Swedish composer and organist (Born 1864).
- 1st President of a black country to visit US (Edwin Barclay, Liberia)
- Premier Churchill and General Marshall fly from US to North Africa
- Edsel Ford, owner (Ford Motor Company), dies at age 49.
- First president of a black country to visit US (Edwin Barclay, Liberia).
- Jews riot against Germany in Amsterdam.